The table below looks at the statistics for PHP5 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PHP5 over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PHP 5
Rank 35 25 45
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +20
Contract jobs citing PHP5 4 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.25% 4.86% 1.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.56% 9.46% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 5
Average daily rate
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£213 £313 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.00% +15.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £263 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £313 £312
UK excluding London average daily rate £321 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.08% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Programming Languages Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
156 148 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 48.60% 51.39% 49.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 81 113
Average daily rate £325 £375 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +23.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £265 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 27 24
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.65 £13.50 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.06 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.70%

PHP5
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PHP5 across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PHP5 Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

PHP5
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PHP5 across the Cambridge region.

PHP5 Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

PHP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing PHP5 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PHP5.

1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) PHP
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) OOP
1 5 (100.00%) HTML5
1 5 (100.00%) Laravel
1 5 (100.00%) AngularJS
2 4 (80.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 4 (80.00%) Twitter
2 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (80.00%) nginx
2 4 (80.00%) RESTful
2 4 (80.00%) PHPUnit
2 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 4 (80.00%) jQuery
2 4 (80.00%) Apache
2 4 (80.00%) MySQL
3 3 (60.00%) LAMP
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (40.00%) Android
4 2 (40.00%) Android Development
5 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Phone
5 1 (20.00%) High Availability
5 1 (20.00%) CSS3
5 1 (20.00%) Debian

PHP5
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing PHP5 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PHP5. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (80.00%) nginx
1 4 (80.00%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (80.00%) PHPUnit
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) HTML5
1 5 (100.00%) Laravel
1 5 (100.00%) AngularJS
2 4 (80.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 4 (80.00%) RESTful
2 4 (80.00%) jQuery
3 3 (60.00%) LAMP
4 1 (20.00%) CSS3
4 1 (20.00%) Symfony
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (40.00%) Android
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Phone
2 1 (20.00%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) OOP
2 4 (80.00%) MVC
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Android Development
4 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
4 1 (20.00%) High Availability
4 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Twitter